MSME-Intellectual Property Facilitation Centre (MSME-IPFC)

MSME-Intellectual Property Facilitation Centre (MSME-IPFC)

MSME-Development Institute, Thrissur, under the auspices of Development Commissioner (MSME), Ministry of MSME, Govt.of India; New Delhi has set up an MSME-Intellectual Property Facilitation Centre (MSME-IPFC) in office premises of this Institute to help MSMEs on management of Intellectual Properties (IP).

The services offered by this Centre are as given below:

ü  General information on all forms of IPRs like patents, trademarks, designs, GIs etc.

ü  General advisory and guidance on matters related to IPR, registration, infringement etc.

ü  Status check of existing patents ie; whether a patent is valid, abandoned or expired.

ü  Prior art search to know the already existing knowledge on technology domain

ü  Interpretation of search information and guidance to beneficiaries in designing of their IP strategy

ü  Opinion and guidance on likelihood of IP protection

ü  Freedom to operate opinion to ascertain the threat before launching a product

ü  Assistance in availing services of approved IP professional attorneys in drafting/filling application for all forms of IPRs patent/ trademarks/designs/PVP/Copyright etc.


Entrepreneurs/ representatives/ individuals with valid MSME “Üdyam Registration” can apply for reimbursements through online portal of MSME i.e. by furnishing all the relevant details and uploading the necessary supporting documents.

For any of your IP related query, please contact


Intellectual Property Facilitation Centre

MSME-Development Institute

Kanjani Road, Ayyanthole P:O


Tel: 0487-2360536; 2973636

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